[AG-TECH] vic and rat encryption

Julia Mullen julia.mullen at gmail.com
Wed Mar 29 09:59:33 CST 2006

Hi Jeremy,

Using AG2.4, our meetings traditionally use a passphrase for the
manual encryption in VIC and RAT.  We use the same passphrase for both
because some participants use inSORs nodes and the vic and rat
encryption is joined for the inSORS nodes - a one step process for


On 3/29/06, Jeremy Mann <jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:
> We would like to demonstrate encryption in April to some fellow
> colleagues. I set up a test room on our venue server with encryption.
> Encryption works fine, but whoever enters the venue gets the encryption
> key. I would like to "lock" down the room to whoever I give the key to,
> not whoever enters the room. Can this be done?
> Also, I know I can manually enter a key into vic and rat. Is there a
> program that I can run to get DES key? Or can I simply use a passphrase
> instead?
> Thanks!
> --
> Jeremy Mann
> jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu
> University of Texas Health Science Center
> Bioinformatics Core Facility
> http://www.bioinformatics.uthscsa.edu
> Phone: (210) 567-2672

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